Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The Bangladesh Business News prepared Sunday’s evening business round up compiling reports, published by different newspapers and news portals both in local and international.
Bangladesh’s stocks extend gaining streak
Bangladesh’s stocks extended the gaining streak for the second day in a row on Sunday with all three indices and market capitalisation of the prime bourse hit a new high.
UN appeals for aid for Rohingyas
The United Nations has appealed for aid to deal with a humanitarian crisis unfolding in southern Bangladesh after the number of Muslim Rohingya fleeing Myanmar neared 300,000, just two weeks after violence erupted there.
Crude oil futures – weekly outlook: September 11 – 15
Oil prices tumbled on Friday, hit by concern over reduced demand as U.S. refineries saw a slow recovery from flooding due to Hurricane Harvey.
Gold / Silver / Copper futures – weekly outlook: September 11 – 15
Gold prices rose to the highest level in a year on Friday as the dollar remained under pressure amid doubts over prospects for a third Federal Reserve rate hike this year.
The week ahead: 5 things to watch on the economic calendar
Global financial markets will focus on a key batch of U.S. economic data in the week ahead, with Thursday’s inflation report in the spotlight, for further clues on the timing of the next Federal Reserve rate hike.